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Detroit Lakes firefighters respond to attic fire on Lake Avenue Friday

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A house on the 1100 block of Lake Avenue in Detroit Lakes sustained moderate damage from an electrical fire late Friday evening.

A renter in the house at 1145 Lake Ave. called the Detroit Lakes Fire Department after a circuit breaker popped and she smelled smoke, according to DL Fire Chief Dave Baer.

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"An overloaded circuit in a wall receptacle backed its way down to a wiring harness and started a fire in the attic upstairs," Baer said.

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